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Stamp honors early botanists

...honoring Mr. Bartram -- and his botanist father John Bartram -- with...fitting tribute to two great botanists," said David Fineman, a...Bartram, who was appointed Botanist Royal in America by King George...famed naturalist, explorer, botanist and illustrator left Philadelphia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/27/met_266514.shtml
Metro
Botanist studies tree growth rings

...always been fascinated with trees and the mysteries locked within their annual growth rings. Recently, the environmental botanist at Savannah River Ecology Lab completed a yearlong study to determine whether those rings can reveal important details about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/19/met_381598.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Darlington oak regains national title

WRENS, Ga. -- The battle of the botanists is over, and a Darlington oak in Jefferson...trees. But last spring, a renowned botanist decided the Darlington oak, Quercus...revisit the issue. American Forests' botanist, retired U.S. Forest Service forester...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/19/met_253832.shtml
Metro
Giant weeds worry wetlands biologists

...CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Giant weeds that scientists call the kudzu of the wetlands have gained a foothold in Georgetown. And some botanists worry they could alter the saltmarsh vista and landscape of South Carolina's coast forever. The weed, whose scientific...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/05/tec_249345.shtml
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Plant thought extinct since 1912 found on island

...Southern California coast, botanists say. The plant, California...been thought extinct until a botanist recently spotted the wispy...identified on Catalina Island by botanist William Gambel in 1847. It...Earlier this month, student botanist Michael Park made a similar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/01/liv_454755.shtml
Life & style
Global warming could result in spread of grasslands, wildfire

...ecological changes during the next century, a new study shows. Botanists at Duke University who conducted the study declined to specify...is that the sensitivity is there to global warming," Duke botanist James Clark said. "This system is really responsive, with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/05/tec_235186.shtml
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Colors of autumn's foliage expected on time

...burst of color should be arriving in South Carolina just about on time despite late summer's near-drought conditions, botanists say. "We're pretty much on schedule," said Clark Beavans, Rock Hill's city forester. Drought can sap the autumn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/07/met_215639.shtml
Metro
Lily clings to niche in ecosystem

Cindy Aulbach Smith wades quietly between ancient boulders worn smooth by the Savannah River. The aquatic plant botanist is studying one of the region's rarest flowers -- the rocky shoals spider lily -- that clings to life among turbulent rapids...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/11/met_235693.shtml
Metro
That tree we put up has a history behind it

...know, the Fraser fir was named for John Fraser, a Scottish botanist of the late 18th and early 19th centuries who explored the...only kaiser but also czar. Fraser wasn't the only Scottish botanist now remembered through the name of an evergreen. David Douglas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/06/moo_324250.shtml
Glynn Moore
Microbe researcher vindicated

...and the subsequent scramble in North Carolina to save face -- have been a vindication for JoAnn Burkholder, a marine botanist at North Carolina State University who discovered the pfiesteria microbe and led a difficult, years-long battle to convince...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/18/tec_216211.shtml
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